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Watch Foo Fighters play The Pretender at the Acropolis

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A video showing Foo Fighters performing their track The Pretender, which was recorded at their recent show at Acropolis in Athens, Greece, has been released.

The song from 2007’s Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace was part of a set that will feature on upcoming PBS series Landmarks Live In Concert which will be broadcast on November 11.

The Foos made history by becoming the first rock band to play at the historical site, after the Central Archeological Council of the Greek Government granted them special permission.

Vocalist and guitarist Dave Grohl says: “We’ve done some crazy things over the last 20 years, but I think this might be the craziest thing the Foo Fighters have ever done.”

Landmarks Live In Concert features artists from across a variety of musical genres playing shows at some of the world’s most famous locations, including Prophets Of Rage’s set at The Stone Pony in New Jersey and Kings Of Leon’s performance at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis.

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Foo Fighters are currently on tour across the US. Find a list of their 2017 tour dates below.

Foo Fighters 2017 tour dates

Oct 26: Birmingham The BJCC, AL
Nov 07: Madison Kohl Center, WI
Nov 10: Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena, IA
Nov 11: Sioux Falls Denny Sandford Premier Center, SD
Nov 13: Wichita Intrust Bank Arena, KS
Nov 15: Tulsa BOK Center, OK
Dec 01: Fresno Save Mart Center, CA
Dec 02: Sacramento Golden 1 Center, CA
Dec 04: Spokane Arena, WA
Dec 05: Eugene Matthew Knight Arena, OR
Dec 07: Nampa Ford Idaho Center, ID
Dec 09: Billings MetraPark, MT
Dec 10: Casper Events Center, WY
Dec 12: Salt lake City Vivint Smart Home Arena, UT

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Scott Munro

News editor for Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and Louder. He’s been at the news desk since 2014 and when not writing, he can be found watching baseball and visiting whisky distilleries.